5 Medal-Winning Eisbock Homebrew Recipes

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Move over light lagers, we’ve got something big to talk about.

Eisbock—pronounced “ice-bock”—is a German-style dark lager with a strength (9-14% alcohol by volume) rivaled only by the strong malt flavors. The eisbock-making process typically involves a freeze distilling/concentrating step as well as extended periods of lagering.

Ready to get started? Try out these 5 gold medal-winning eisbock recipes from the National Homebrew Competition.

For even more world-class beer recipes, including hundreds of NHC winners, visit the AHA’s Homebrew Recipe Library.

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